Developing a house style

Why you need a “house” style By “house” style I mean a writing or editorial style that a company or organization will aim to apply to all the documents and communications it produces. The same can perhaps apply to an individual author who is writing a series of books, guides, or articles. The main reasons … Continue reading Developing a house style

Overcapitalization: It’s a capital offence

This is not a campaign to bring back capital punishment but a discussion on the wrongful overuse of capital letters in text. Why does it matter? Excessive use of capital letters in a text can give it a ‘bitty’, busy, or disjointed appearance, making it more difficult and time consuming for the reader to work … Continue reading Overcapitalization: It’s a capital offence